Join Life Lab Garden Educator Amy Carlson and Co-owner of Westside Farm and Feed Gail Harlamoff to learn what it takes to raise your own backyard chickens. We will share tips for backyard chicken coop set up and tips for caring for your flock.
Wondering how to make hiking fun for kids? Hoping to get your kids off the screens and into the forest? In this session, Tod Haddow and Whitney Cohen — who are parents, UCSC environmental education lecturers, co-founders of Standing Tree Nature School, and former and current Life Lab educators — will share activities that help kids have tons of fun in the outdoors while deepening their personal connection to the natural world.
Have you ever seen a bright pink nudibranch in the green sea grass? Or a transparent Salp floating by? Wonder what sea foam really is? Join UCSC Ecology Instructor Kristen Heady “Dr. Tidepool” to lower the tide and expose the incredible world of the intertidal zone. During this talk we will share the ins and outs of exploring local north coast tide pools, suggestions of great beaches to explore, and the do’s and don’ts of tide pooling.